Word To Your Mother – The Ultimate Guide To Mother’s Day Gifts

The Mint Chip Mama Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day gifts are challenging – for both the giver and the receiver. What does my mom want? Walohat do I want? Who counts as a mother and needs a gift? Can the gift be not having to plan any of it?

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Several years ago I wrote What Mom’s of Young Kids Really Want for Mother’s Day and I still stand behind all of these intangible things as Mother’s Day gifts – like closing a drawer if you open it *exhale*. Sometimes as moms – this simple gift – cleaning up after yourself is more meaningful than a diamond tiara*.

However, if you are looking for more tangible Mother’s Day gifts this is the list for you.

Similar to The Mint Chip Mama’s Holiday Gift Guides, I put together this list of my favorite Mother’s Day gifts. This list will be updated throughout the month as I find more fun presents to add.

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As always, I love finding fun, weird, quirky, outside the (gift)box items and bringing them to you.

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The Mint Chip Mama - Mother’s Day Gifts Golden Girls Car Shade

For the Funny Mommy

Taco Repeating Talk-Back Toy from Mojimoto

Golden Girls Foldable Car Window Sunshade

A portrait of your loved one as royalty with Masterpiece Me (use coupon code Stacey15 to save 15%)

The Mint Chip Mama - Mother’s Day Gifts Word Clock

For the Techy Mom

A cool surprise tech box from Breo Box

Rechargeable Hand Warmer (great for sports moms)

Heated Socks (ditto)

Light Up Electronic Word Clock

Flameless USB Rechargeable Lighter

Toilet Bowl Rainbow Nightlight

Apple AirPods or AirPod Pros

Luxe Bidet bidet attachment

Star Projector Alarm Clock

Alexa Echo Dot

The Mint Chip Mama - Mother’s Day Gifts Bright Cellars

For the Foodie Mom

A GORGEOUS Mother’s Day cake from L’Esti’s Desserts

Delicious treats like an Andes Candy Loaf from Rad Dad’s Bakeshop

Flavored vodka (like  Açaí -Blueberry) from Van Gogh Vodka

Rainbow Cookie Cake from Uncle Joey’s Rainbow Explosion

Crazy Brownies from Killer Brownies

Stuffed Cookies from Chonky Cookies

Donuts from Once Bitten Donuts

Cookies from Pacific Northwest Cookies

A personalized wine delivery from Bright Cellars (save 60% off your 1st order through this link)

Goli gummies: Apple Cider VinegarSuperfruitsSupergreensAshwagandha & Bites: CalmMulti (save 10% through these links)

Boyers Roasted Rocky Mountain Coffee

The Mint Chip Mama - Mother’s Day Gifts Blender Taco Holder

For the Kitchen Loving Mom

I Love Tacos! Taco Holders

Instant Pot 

Adjustable DIY Letter and Number Cake Pan

Letter/Number Candy Dish from Sweese or Coffeezone

Stainless Steel Drinking Straws

Üllo Wine Purifier 

Teabloom Teapot Gift Set

Duralex Blue Glass Tumblers

Instant Ace Cooking & Beverage Blender

Franklin’s Original Whirley Pop Stovetop Popcorn Machine Popper

Cuisinart Frozen Yogurt & Ice Cream Maker

Quick Defrosting Tray

The Mint Chip Mama - Mother’s Day Gifts Aloisia

Mother’s Day Gifts For The Beauty Junkie

Aloisia Beauty Essential Daily Masks

pHirm Beauty AM & PM Eye Cream

Kitsch Derma Roller

Oilz+ Shea Butter Moisturizer from Scrubz Body

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer

Naturala Hair Growth Shampoo and Conditioner Set

DERMAPORE Pore Extractor and Serum Infuser Tool

Unique hair products from Ecoslay

Gorgeous face and body products from Chagrin Valley Soap and Salve

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Photo Credit: Triple E Photography

Mother’s Day Gifts for the New Mom

PumpEase Handsfree Pumping Bra

Glamourmom Nursing Tanks

Postpartum Gift Box from In Kind Box – for every gift box sold, they donate one to a family in need.

GB Pockit Stroller

The Mint Chip Mama - Mother’s Day Gifts Cozy Earth

Mother’s Day Gifts For Moms Who Like Cozy

Cozy Earth Bamboo Dress (40% off through this link, quite possibly the softest dress I’ve ever felt. Thrice Oprah’s Favorite Thing)

Tie Dye Hoodie Sweatshirt Dress with Pockets (these are all the best words)

Just Love Spaghetti Strap Nightgown & Tie Dye Thermal Pajama Set

Victorian Nightgown (my favorite purchase of 2021)

Weighted Blanket

World’s Softest Socks

Samring Women’s Button Down Pajama Set

Harry Potter Comfy Throw Blanket with Sleeves

The Mint Chip Mama - Mother’s Day Gifts Markers

For the Artsy Fartsy Mom

Coloring Brush Pen Set from Sakura Koi

Chalk Markers from Chalkola

Stand-Up Sidewalk Chalk Holder from Walkie Chalk (so you don’t have to bend)

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Mother’s Day Gifts For The Outdoorsy Mom

Solar String Lights

Life Changing, Ultrathin Microfiber Beach Towels

Mini Movie Projector

Mystical Fire Flame Color Changer

Collapsible/Folding Freestanding Hammock or Hanging Hammock Chair

Boulder Sports Adjustable Net & Amazin’ Aces Pickleball Paddles

JOOLA Midsize Compact Table Tennis Table & Paddle Set Bundle

Flexible Phone Tripod

A hanging Wind Spinner

Ryka Summit Hiking Boots

Solar Powered LED Camping Lantern with AM/FM NOAA Weather Radio & Cell Phone Charger

One of these heavy duty backyard hose reels worth the money – from Eley Hose Reels

Pampering Mother’s Day Gifts

A massage at Massage for Wellness in Hicksville

A Facial Cleanse facial and Bio Marine Collagen Mask with Beauty Luxe Skin and Body in Great Neck

A day of zero gravity at Floatopia Float Spa and Salt Cave in Dix Hills

An aerial yoga class at Emerge Yoga in Massapequa

A spa day at Medwell Spa in Farmingdale

Woman at Adventure Course Long Island

Experiential Mother’s Day Gifts

A visit to the kate spade new york Mother’s Day Greenhouse where Moms can customize a potted plant

A treasure map hunt around the North Fork of Long Island with Greenie Supply & Tackle

An old school spin art class at Casa De Spin in Massapequa

Axe throwing at Bury the Hatchet in Brooklyn

Ropes course and zipline in the trees at The Adventure Park of Long Island in Wheatley Heights

Indoor skydiving at Urban Air in Lake Grove

A private party of in person or virtual trivia with The Big Quiz Thing

Glassblowing lessons at Urban Glass in Brooklyn

Ropes course and zipline at the beach at WildPlay Jones Beach in Wantagh

Graffiti Workshop & Street Art Walking Tour with Brooklyn Unplugged Tours in Brooklyn

Glass topped bus tour with The Ride in Manhattan

Passes for a pretty day at one of Long Island’s Gold Coast mansions and gardens

A Private Family Yoga Class with Yogi Beans

Donate a goat or other animal Heifer International

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For The Mom That Doesn’t Fit Any of the Above

A DIY terrarium kit delivered to your door from Abby’s Garden Parties

An amazing smelling candle (like dark chocolate peppermint whipped) from Allie Cat Creative Co

Make your plants nicer with an Indoor Glass Planter from Viva Terra

Switch it up with a new trendy handbag from Popular by J & M, including my favorite “The Mint Chip Mama” Neoprene Tote

Get rid of the itch of annoying bug bites with the Bug Bite Thing or BuzzPatches

Snazzy Umbra Hooks in Sticks or Skyline 

Grow an avocado tree from a pit with AvoSeedo Bowl Set

Custom map jewelry from Talia Sari

A bracelet from Beads4Proceeds that supports YourMomCares

For the essential oil enthusiast Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine Book

Looking for a book you can’t put down Never Simple: A Memoir

If you always lose your keys O-Venture Key Ring

The Mint Chip Mama - Mother’s Day Gifts Mancala

Family Games (the gift is they’re fun to play and not annoying)


Cobra Paw

Sleeping Queens




Not Parent Approved

Kidquest Question Cards

Carrom Nok Hockey

Rubik’s Race

Ticket to Ride

Chicken War

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*I would like a diamond tiara for Mother’s Day.

Many of the items above contain Amazon Associate or brand affiliate links for your convenience. Some items were also received in exchange for an honest review. All items listed above are items I genuinely think are cool and would happily receive for one of my Mother’s Day gifts. Happy Mother’s Day!

Published by Stacey Wallenstein

Stacey Gish Wallenstein created The Mint Chip Mama blog in 2013 to share her love and passion for giving children meaningful life experiences and helping moms like her navigate the challenges and benefits of raising children in the New York metropolitan area. Before becoming a full-time mom in 2010, Stacey spent the better part of the preceding decade as a high-end customer relationship management (CRM) professional for some of the most well-known brands in the hotel, luxury, fashion, and beauty industries, such as Harrah’s Entertainment, Chanel and Christian Dior, Inc. She managed customer loyalty programs for thousands of clients around the country and created social media strategies for a span of industries including healthcare services, restaurants, consumer packaged goods, specialty foods, local attractions and retail locations. After 13 wonderful years in Manhattan (the last three of which spent as a city mom), Stacey and her husband moved to Long Island in 2014, where they now reside with their three children (13, 10, and 7). There, she is a founding member of her local Parenting Center, which provides classes and coordinates events designed to educate and inform parents while fostering an environment of support and friendship within the community. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Stacey has been active in the New York area alumni organization for nearly twenty years, serving as a board member on the school’s University of Michigan Alumni Club of New York City. She also holds a Masters in Psychology from The New School in New York City. Please check out The Mint Chip Mama in the Press: The New York Post, Psychology Today, NY Metro Parents, New York Family, Parents Magazine, Newsday, News 12, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt: Kids, NerdWallet, Big Apple Kids Guide, and more! The Mint Chip Mama was also nominated as "The Best Blog On Long Island" for 2022, 2023, 2024, one of the Top 20 New York Mom Blogs & Websites, and one of the Top 100 Mom Lifestyle Blogs on the web! For more updates, follow her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Pinterest.

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